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What are the signs of a disc problem in the back?

It has been estimated about a third of cases of lower back pain are due to disc problems. One of the key signs of a disc problem is pain that travels below the knee. Pain that travels below the knee … Continue reading

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Lower back pain and the S-I joints

One of the most common presentations of lower back pain is the scenario of sharp pain in the back after straightening from a stooped position. The S-I joints are known to be susceptible to acute episodes of back pain with … Continue reading

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Causes of sciatica

Sciatica is a term that describes pain running down the back of the leg. Several parts of the back may be the cause of the pain. Sciatica that travels below the knee is often more associated with disc problems and … Continue reading

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What are the signs of a disc herniation in the neck?

Disc herniations are one of the more difficult conditions to diagnose and treat in the Chiropractic practice. Disc herniations in the neck occur primarily in younger persons as the disc tends to dry out later in life and have less … Continue reading

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Sciatica can be a pain in the butt: Chiropractic topics.

Sciatica is a term that encompasses pain that travels down the leg from several sources. Disc herniation is one condition that may produce sciatica due to irritation of the nerves in the lower part of the spine. Other conditions of … Continue reading

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